In partnership with the Maine Memory Network Maine Memory Network

Maine Memory Network

Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Edmund Muskie battles the Giant cartoon, 1968

Edmund Muskie battles the Giant cartoon, 1968

Item 25723 info
Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

Nixon was not the only opponent of the bill and the standards it created.

Some environmentalists opposed it as well because they did not trust the experts that the committee had relied on in constructing the bill.

They also did not trust the government enforcement agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers.


Item 15 of 17